Data scraping treasure trove found in the wild

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:56:54 +0000

3 large databases containing scraped content landed in front of security researchers. How bad is it?

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A week in security (November 26 – December 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:06:04 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from November 26 until December 2, including the Marriott breach, AV testing, 2019 security predictions, and an ad fraud botnet takedown.

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This Week in Security News: Holiday Cybercriminals & Cryptomining Malware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:21:25 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn the common threats and the best practices for defending against cybercriminals during November’s online shopping season. Also, see the different cryptomining malware affecting Linux systems and…

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When Security Researchers Pose as Cybercrooks, Who Can Tell the Difference?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 23:42:24 +0000

A ridiculous number of companies are exposing some or all of their proprietary and customer data by putting it in the cloud without any kind of authentication needed to read, alter or destroy it. When cybercriminals are the first to discover these missteps, usually the outcome is a demand for money in return for the stolen data. But when these screw-ups are unearthed by security professionals seeking to make a name for themselves, the resulting publicity often can leave the breached organization wishing they’d instead been quietly extorted by anonymous crooks.

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A week in security (April 02 – April 08)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:16:54 +0000

A roundup of the security news from April 02 – April 08, including postal scams, ransomware, fake phone apps, and more.

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Maybe you shouldn’t use LinkedIn

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0000

In light of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica problem, we examined another important social networking platform’s protection of users’ data. The results for LinkedIn users? Not pretty.

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A massive security flaw discovered in Skype. Fix not coming anytime soon.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:10:30 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has recently learned about a serious vulnerability in Skype’s update installer – that’s the bad news. The worse news is, Microsoft is not going to patch the vulnerability anytime soon as this would require the updater to go through a ‘large code revision’. What is this…

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A week in security (September 11 – September 17)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:10:42 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 11th – 17th September. We look at 0days, more Equifax developments, our usual smattering of blog posts, and more!

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